Eastbourne ATP250

Published on June 21st, 2013

In their final tournament before Wimbledon Colin returned to Eastbourne where he triumphed last year with Ross Hutchins.  In the opening round the defeated British wildcards Delgado and Ward 7-6 6-4.  In the quarter finals they faced a tough match against experienced players Butorac and Ram.  Colin and Jonny put in a solid display beating the pair 7-5 7-6.

This set up a semi final clash with Matkowski and Nielsen.  After losing the opening set 6-3 the Brits fought back to take the second set 6-3 and then clinched an epic match tie break 11-9.  This set up a final agains top seeds Peya and Soares.

In a reverse of the semi final Colin and Jonny took the opening set 6-3, but then went down 6-3 in the second set.  However they were on the wrong end of the match tie break losing 10-8.

The boys will now have a few days off before playing at Wimbledon.


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